A Few Reminders

Everyday morning you wake up is a blessing and every night you lie down is a gift from God. When you’re actively seeking God you’ll clearly see He is active in your life. Don’t let the past hold you back, don’t let the future distract you – Live in the present. When it comes to […]

Tolerance & True Love

Without the clarity of truth, sappy ambiguity will reign. The feel good, do what trends say is right is usually misaligned from absolute truth. But hey, it feels right , so let’s go with it. Yes, there’s such thing as absolute truth – and it is amazing. I’m not a fan of tolerance because often […]

In Awe & In Trouble

The Men’s Retreat had been powerful! Some pastor friends and I were on such a spiritual high, talking about how good God is and how in awe we were! I was driving us down the mountain eager to get home! My ‘Pro-Active LA driving style was in full gear as I was weaving in and […]

Being an Influence

I was duped into attending my first home Bible Study. My friend asked me if I wanted to go to a “gathering.” I thought he meant go to a hangout or a party… I agreed! My friend and I showed up at this place and I wondered where in the world I was. We were […]

Screen-Time OR Real-Time

Looking down at your smartphone in a waiting room negates having to interact with others. Escaping reality is becoming normalized in today’s day. In a coffee shop, if someone does not have a phone and instead is looking around at their surroundings – we wonder what in the world is wrong with them! When I […]

”I Feel Like”

“I feel like.” This phrase has become a trendy preface to almost any statement these days. “I feel like we should go to this place.” “I feel like I need to do this.” “I feel like this person should…” It is simply a way to start a thought, but this phrase really line’s up with […]

Giving is Countercultural

Our culture loves to take in – but not give out… When one starts with self, one will end with emptiness. When one starts with God, one will end with contentment. People are taught to gain a bunch of stuff and protect their stuff because they ascribe value to it. “It’s mine, so you can’t […]